Fall Gelb: The German Blitzkrieg into France

The German invasion of France and the Low Countries in May 1940, employing the Blitzkrieg tactics of rapid mechanized warfare, leading to a swift and decisive victory for the Germans.

Battle of France

A military campaign of World War II that took place in France and the Low Countries from May to June 1940, resulting in the defeat of France and the occupation of most of Western Europe by Nazi Germany.